U.S. health officials are noting the growing evidence that illness from the COVID-19 omicron variant is often less severe than delta. That means we are in a fundamentally different situation than we were in March 2020, when the coronavirus was sweeping around the world, says Fareed Zakaria.
We do not need lockdowns, school closures or onerous travel restrictions, he says. Instead, we need to make an even sharper distinction between the vaccinated and those who are not, coupled with sensible measures to slow the spread of the virus so that the health-care system is not overburdened.
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